Tag: nature

Why and How do I want to ‘homestead’

Call it what you like, homestead, farm, plot, rural lifestyle yard. Homesteading is defined by most as a lifestyle of living sustainably within the ecosystem, by growing your own food and carefully managing your own resources in an agricultural setting. Homesteads are generally small-scale, and by that I mean a few hectares. They are seldom ... ... READ the rest

The Weekend Expert

There is nothing as comforting and inspiring as seeing a person so dedicated and devoted to his work, that their passion overflows into you. It does not matter whether you're a professional carpenter or a weekend-engineer, if you love what you're doing, it is going to lead to something. Since I am woefully working in ... ... READ the rest

Washing the background with f/1.4 and accidental light

During a trip to Harold Porter botanical gardens today, I decided to try out some specific things that have been nagging me for a while. I am very lucky and happy to own a Sigma 30mm 1.4 Art lens, and it's been a joy to use, it is well built, heavy and solid, it focuses ... ... READ the rest